Green and yellow silk blouse, so pretty.

Green and yellow silk blouse, so pretty.

There is a saying in the Netherlands ‘Wat je van ver haalt, is lekker’, meaning ‘What you bring (fetch) from far away must be good’. It is a nonsense phrase of course as you can get beautiful things nearby too. In the case of this green and...
An easy blue and white striped dress in lovely Haarlem

An easy blue and white striped dress in lovely Haarlem

As you read last week, I scored 2 dresses at the second-hand shop Kat & Ko. This blue and white striped dress looks brand new. No marks, no fluff, the white is pure white and I love the neckline. I didn’t think it would suit me but decided to try it anyway....
Jeans dress and the power of accessorizing

Jeans dress and the power of accessorizing

This jeans dress is by Sportmax and I bought it at full price (ouch). I fell in love with it even though jeans blue near my face is on the negative side of my “colour card”. So far it promises to be worth every penny. I will show you in this post two ways...
Amsterdam Maritime Museum

Amsterdam Maritime Museum

Another little piece of my beloved city: Amsterdam Maritime Museum. For the Dutch: Scheepvaartmuseum (don’t even try to pronounce it when you are not Dutch). My husband Ron was kind enough to take photos again of my new outfit, my variation on a jumpsuit. Very...
Eye blouse worn on skinny jeans

Eye blouse worn on skinny jeans

 Right ladies and gentlemen …a photo session with my husband (Ron)… what a treat. Normally Ron just clicks a couple of shots (5 or 6) and is bored to death with it. “Is it alright now? Is it done?” and off he goes. This time he was really...